News about 'South Africa'

Jan 25, 2013

15,000 Crocodiles Escape Rakwena Crocodile Farm in South Africa

15,000 crocodiles escape
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About 15,000 crocodiles escaped from the Rakwena Crocodile Farm in South Africa, according to a Telegraph report on Thursday, January 24, 2013. Group of crocodiles Image Credit: ALAMY Farm owners were forced to open their gates to avoid a storm surge. The Limpopo river near the farm reportedly rose due to heavy rains. Rakwena Crocodile […]


Jan 18, 2013

World’s most traveled dog Oscar dies after hit by car, owner Joanne Lefson announces

World's most traveled dog Oscar dies after hit by car, owner Joanne Lefson announces
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Oscar, the world’s most traveled dog has passed away after it was hit by a car. The sad news was announced by Joanne Lefson, who adopted the dog from SPCA in Cape Town, South Africa in 2004. Oscar the Dog became famous for his photos, posing with some of the world’s most famous places, promoting […]


Nov 20, 2012

Theron Shaved Head: Charlize Theron’s Shaved Head Spotted In South Africa (Photos)

Charlize Theron
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Charlize Theron still has her shaved head even after 5 months of getting the cut last summer, celebrity news sites reported on Monday, November 19, 2012. According to reports by the Huffington Post, Theron, 37, was spotted on November 16 eating lunch with her mom, Gerda, at Cafe Caprice in Cape Town, South Africa sporting […]


Aug 9, 2012

Hillary Clinton dancing in South Africa dinner caught on camera (Video)

Hillary Clinton dancing South Africa
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was recently spotted dancing while attending a dinner in South Africa, and was caught on camera, as shown in the video below. Hillary Clinton dances in a dinner party in South Africa, with singer Judith Sephuma Image Credit: AP video As noted at the New York Daily News on […]


Mar 24, 2012

JPMorgan sued by trader Kai Herbert for almost $1 million over $3-million salary typo error

JPMorgan sued by trader Kai Herbert for almost $1 million over $3-million salary typo error
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Investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. is being sued by a trader in London for almost $1 million over a $3-million typographical error that made him believe that he will have a salary of 10 times of the actual offer. JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York Image Credit: Jin Lee/Bloomberg According to Bloomberg on […]


Feb 25, 2012

Nelson Mandela hospitalized due to abdominal pains, President Jacob Zuma asks for respect of privacy

Nelson Mandela hospitalized due to abdominal pains, President Jacob Zuma asks for respect of privacy
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized due to abdominal pains, with current South Africa President Jacob Zuma asking the public to respect the family’s privacy. Nelson Mandela in 2007 Image Credit: Michelly Rall/WireImage.com According to a statement at the official website of South African government on Saturday, February 25, 2012, Nelson Mandela […]


Jan 24, 2012

Oldest dinosaur nest discovered in South Africa along with dinosaur eggs, researchers say (Photo)

Oldest dinosaur nest discovered in South Africa along with dinosaur eggs, researchers say (Photo)
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The so-called oldest dinosaur nest was reportedly discovered in South Africa by an international team of researchers, with the photo of embryonic skeleton from one of the eggs available below. Embryonic skeleton of Massospondylus, which was found in the 190-million-year-old dinosaur nest Image Credit: D. Scott According to Live Science on Monday, January 23, 2012, […]


Dec 15, 2011

Cockroach That Jumps: Jumping Cockroach Saltoblattella Montistabularis Found In South Africa (Video)

Cockroach That Jumps
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Cockroach That Jumps Saltoblattella Montistabularis Image Credit: Video Screenshot A cockroach that jumps called the leaproach (Saltoblattella montistabularis) has been discovered in South Africa. The cockroach reportedly jumps 48 times the length of its body which differs from all other extant cockroaches that have a scuttling locomotion, as reported by international news sites on December […]


Dec 10, 2011

Ancient Bedding: World’s Oldest Beds Discovered in South African Cave (Photo)

Ancient Bedding
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Ancient bedding in Sibudu, South Africa Image Credit: Prof. Lyn Wadley Ancient beddings, about 77,000-years-old and reportedly the world’s oldest beds, were found inside a Sibudu cave in South Africa. The ancient sleeping mats were discovered by a group of international researchers, according to several international news reports on Friday, December 9, 2011. Reports say […]


Nov 25, 2011

Partial solar eclipse on Black Friday 2011, November 25, not to be seen by US shoppers

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A partial solar eclipse will happen on Black Friday 2011, November 25, but US shoppers will not be able to witness it. Illustration of partial solar eclipse on Friday, November 25, 2011 (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: Starry Night Software As noted at Space.com on Thursday, the solar eclipse will be widely seen from […]